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A Relationship graphic shows how parts relate to a whole.
A Matrix also shows the relationship of parts to a whole, but it does so with the parts in
orderly looking quadrants. You can use Matrix graphics when you do not need to show any
particular relationship between items but you want to make it clear that they make up a
single unit. See Figure 10.7.
A Matrix graphic uses a grid to represent the contributions of parts to a whole.
A Pyramid graphic is just what the name sounds like — it’s a striated triangle with text
at various levels, representing not only the relationship between the items but also that
the items at the smaller part of the triangle are less numerous or more important. For
example, the graphic in Figure 10.8 shows that there are many more workers than there are